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Dissertation - Chapter 3 - Securing Liberty in William Wells Brown's Clotel (2 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

Although all three women are slaves, Brown suspends their servitude status to portray Currer, Althesa, and Clotel as at liberty to pursue their interests, financial or other.  491 more words

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Dissertation - Chapter 3 - Securing Liberty in William Wells Brown's Clotel (1 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

CHAPTER 3

SECURING LIBERTY AND CITIZENSHIP THROUGH PASSING AND MINSTRELSY IN WILLIAM WELLS BROWN’S CLOTEL… 531 more words

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Dissertation - Chapter 2 - Creating Citizenship...in...Uncle Tom's Cabin (5 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

When George, Eliza, and Harry escape, they look like the cast of a minstrel show.  George dresses as a white man.  1,453 more words

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Dissertation - Chapter 2 - Creating Citizenship...in...Uncle Tom's Cabin (4 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

Instead of endowing Harry with her own inheritance of maternal bereavement and abandonment, Stowe offers up a legacy of maternal support that she herself longed for but never received.  1,531 more words

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Dissertation - Chapter 2 - Creating Citizenship...in...Uncle Tom's Cabin (3 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

Stowe describes Eliza as a young quadroon woman of about 25 years old (interestingly this is the same age at which Stowe married, and the same age at which feminists are supposed to marry), with rich dark eyes and “ripples of silky black hair” (Stowe 45).  1,289 more words

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Dissertation - Chapter 2 - Creating Citizenship...in...Uncle Tom's Cabin (2 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

Harriet Beecher Stowe, whether or not intentionally, structured her life and writing career on this model.  1,458 more words

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Dissertation - Chapter 2 - Creating Citizenship...in...Uncle Tom's Cabin (1 of 5)

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Roshaunda D. Cade
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2009

CHAPTER 2

CREATING CITIZENSHIP THROUGH MOTHERHOOD, MINSTRELSY, AND PASSING IN HARRIET BEECHER STOWE’S UNCLE TOM’S CABIN… 1,381 more words

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